Bill Leonard, Senior Columnist

Bill Leonard is the founding dean and the James and Marilyn Dunn professor of Baptist studies and church history emeritus at the Wake Forest University School of Divinity in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the author or editor of 25 books. A native Texan, he lives in Winston-Salem with his wife, Candyce, and their daughter, Stephanie. He has written a regular column for Baptist News Global and its predecessor, Associated Baptist Press, since 2010.